How to set up Entourage 2008 with IMAP (Exchange 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to configure Entourage 2008 using the IMAP protocol with Exchange 2007.
  • Applicable to

    All hosted Exchange 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    • a mailbox configured as an Exchange 2010 or POP mailbox
    • Entourage 2008
  • How to

    1. Open Entourage 2008.
    Note: If this is your first time using Entourage, close the Assistant window.
    1. Go to Entourage Account Settings.
      Ent08_Account_Settings
    2. An Accounts window will appear. Click on New.
    3. Ent08_Accounts_New
    4. In the New Account window, make sure that the Account Type is set to IMAP and then click on OK.
      Ent08_New_Account_IMAP
    5. In the Edit Account window, enter the name you wish to give to your profile in the Account Namefield.
      Ent08_EX2010_IMAP_Account_Name
    6. Under Personal Information, enter your first and last name in the Name field, your e-mail address in the E-mail address field.
      Ent08_EX2010_IMAP_Personal_Info
    7. Under Receiving mail, enter your e-mail address in the Account ID field, webmail.plexhosted.net in the IMAP server field, your email password in the Password field and make sure the box Save password in my MAC OS keychain is checked.
      Ent08_EX2010_IMAP_Receiving_Mail
    8. Click on Click here for advanced receiving options and check the boxes This IMAP service requires a secure connection (SSL)Override default POP Port: 993 and Always use secure password. [Error: Image not found]
    9. Under Sending mail, enter smtp.plexhosted.com in the SMTP server field.
      Ent08_EX2010_IMAP_SMTP
    10. Click on Click here for advanced sending options and check the boxes This SMTP service requires secure connection (SSL), Override default SMTP port: 587 and Use same settings as receiving mail server.
      Ent08_EX2010_IMAP_SM_Advanced
    11. Click on OK.
      Ent08_Edit_Account_IMAP_OK

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    set up, configure, mailbox, IMAP, Entourage 2008
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